Word on the Street: Apocalyptic confessions

Doomsday is almost upon us. Well, at least according to those of us who continue to ignore reassurance from archaeologists and anthropologists alike that Dec. 21, 2012, although the last day of the “Great Cycle” in the Mayan Long Count calendar, certainly doesn’t mark humanity’s last day on Earth.

Manvitha Marni

St. Louis named one of nation’s top LGBT-friendly cities

On Nov. 27, the Human Rights Campaign released the Municipal Equality Index (MEI), which rates a selection of 137 U.S. cities on the policy and community accommodations offered to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Focusing on nondiscrimination laws and accessible public programs and services available for the LGBT community, the MEI ranked St.

Word on the street: Diwali traditions

What are your Diwali traditions? Diwali, commonly known as the festival of lights, is best known amongst Wash. U. students through the Ashoka-sponsored dance performance. But as a traditional Indian holiday, Diwali is also celebrated through unique family traditions. Student Life asked students around campus to tell us about their own Diwali customs and celebrations. […]

Morgan Street expands distribution

Though Morgan Street Brewery may be better known among students as a Thursday night destination, it’s also a reputable microbrewery. And thanks to a new partnership, the brewery will be distributing its previously exclusive Bohemian pilsner on tap at other locations—among them Fitz’s on the Loop, Harry’s Bar and Grill on the Hill, and Sundecker’s on the Landing.

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What’s been your favorite part of the Olympics so far?

Word on the Street finds out your favorite part of the Olympics.

VIDEO: St. Louis: 24th smartest city in the U.S.?

St. Louis: 24th smartest city in the U.S.?

Video: Would you call St. Louis a popular tourist destination?


What do you call the new South 40 House?